Second WAI-ACT Open Meeting

20 September 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal
Held in conjunction with AAATE 2013

Meeting Goals

Interactive discussion with you to:

Meeting Schedule

About W3C/WAI

Web Accessibility Initiative - Cooperation Framework for Guidance on Advanced Technologies, Evaluation Methodologies, and Research Agenda Setting to Support eAccessibility (WAI-ACT)

Project Partners

WAI-ACT project partners are:

Project Objectives

WAI-ACT builds on and extends WAI processes to provide:

Some of the Work

Work currently available for public feedback and discussion:

There is More

In case we need more material for discussion:

Questions so far?

Do you have any questions about the WAI-ACT Project overall?

Accessibility Tutorials

Goal: To provide authoritative guidance to support web developers

Draft web accessibility tutorials

Questions for You

Conformance Evaluation

Goal: To develop an internationally harmonized website accessibility evaluation methodology

Draft Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) 1.0

Questions for You

Accessibility Support

Goal: To provide a public repository of information about the support of specific accessibility features by web browsers and assistive technologies

Prototype accessibility support database

Questions for You

Evaluation Tools

Goal: To guide the development of web accessibility evaluation tools that support WCAG 2.0

Draft Guidance on the development of web accessibility evaluation tools (working title)

Questions for You

WCAG 2.0 Workshop

Goal: To promote an understanding on approaches for referencing and applying WCAG 2.0 in practice

W3C Workshop on Referencing and Applying WCAG 2.0 in Different Contexts

Implementation Plan

Goal: To help plan and manage the implementation, retrofitting, and ongoing maintenance of accessible websites

Finding & Using Tools

Goal: To assist evaluators with varying skills and expertise in web accessibility in finding and selecting evaluation tools

Research Topics

Goal: To develop and annotated catalogue of eAccessibility research topics and resources

eAccessibility research topics

Research Explorations

Goal: To hold regular online symposia to explore eAccessibility research topics

WAI Research and Development Symposia


Do you have any other questions about the WAI-ACT Project?

Open Discussion

Questions on web accessibility for broader discussion?

Getting WAI Updates

Getting announcements and the latest resources:

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